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Vanya and Sonia

For Grace Gonglewski and Sherri L. Edelen
Christopher Durang’s Play Is a Family Affair

Monday, April 6th, 2015
by on Woman Around Town

Christopher Durang’s plays are known for being funny, outrageous, even, at times, absurd. Audiences always react to the themes, but the actors are affected as

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Man of La Mancha: The Impossible Dream
Comes to Shakespeare Theatre Company

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
by on Playing Around

Too much sanity may be madness-and maddest of all; to see life as it is, and not as it should be! Man of La Mancha

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Fiddler on the Roof – Tradition!

Friday, November 14th, 2014
by on Playing Around

You may ask, how did this tradition start? I’ll tell you. I don’t know. But it’s a tradition. And because of our traditions, every one

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Whistling Away the Dark – Shana Farr is Exceptional

Friday, February 21st, 2014
by on Playing Around

Classically trained singers rarely transition well from opera/operetta to American Songbook and musical theater. Most are inadvertently strident and showy unable to express themselves with

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Kathleen

Mother Courage and Her Children: Kathleen Turner
Takes on Bertolt Brecht at the Arena Theatre

Saturday, February 8th, 2014
by on Playing Around

War is like love;  it always finds a way. Seventy-five years after it was first written, Bertolt Brecht’s classic anti-war play feels more vital and

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Nicholas Rodriguez

Nicholas Rodriguez – The Good Son

Monday, February 3rd, 2014
by on Playing Around

New Yorker Nicholas Rodriguez is fast becoming one of Washington’s favorite actors, earning rave reviews and winning fans for his performances in productions at Arena

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Erin Weaver

Erin Weaver – Listening to Mother Courage

Monday, January 20th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

As an actress, Erin Weaver has always been a good listener and her upcoming role as the mute daughter, Kattrin, in Arena’s Stage’s Mother Courage

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Year 20122

2012 – We Weather A Super Storm
And Mourn a Tragic Shooting

Thursday, January 16th, 2014
by on Living Around

By 2012, Woman Around Town had hit its stride. Our writers were being sought after to write about theater, music, books, shopping, health, finance, travel,

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